Discovery certificate for object 2020aek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59061 [ 2020TNSTR.177....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 14:36:10
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020aek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafcnem
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:24:08.471 (246.035297) DEC = +81:06:51.32 (81.11425635)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 12:48:50 (JD=2458867.0339236)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 12:48:50
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 12:46:28
Limiting flux: 20.1166 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: